Wine of the Week NZ

Terra Sancta Slapjack Block Pinot Noir 2015, Central Otago, NZD $87.95

Intense and very elegant pinot noir with powerful dark cherry, plum, violet, anise and spicy oak characters. Long and linear wine with great purity. The most impressive yet from this vineyard. Should cellar well. (Screwcap)

Score: 97 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2025

Food match: Braised beef cheek, celeriac risotto, truffle mascarpone

Stockists: Terra Sancta Wines; Glengarry Wines (NZ)

Ranked #3 of 76 2015 Pinot Noir from Central Otago

Price Benchmark: NZD $74.99 Avg 97pt 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

Winery Rating: 95.1 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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